Fascia Research Congress

The First Fascia Research Congress in Boston in 2007 inaugurated what will be a continuing series of international conferences dedicated to the newly emerging field of "Fascia Studies." The principal focus of these conferences will be the presentation of the latest and best scientific research findings on the human fasciae in all its forms and functions. Learn more »

Save the Date! 2018 Fascia Research Congress

The Fifth International Fascia Research Congress will be held in Berlin, Germany, November 14-15, 2018, with pre-conference workshops on November 13, 2018.

Also in Berlin, the International Osteopathic Conference will be held on November 16-18, 2018, organized by Osteopathie Schule Deutschland.

Joint registration will be available for those wishing to attend both the Fascia Research Congress and the Osteopathic Conference. An early registration discount to the Fascia Research Congress will be available to members of the Fascia Research Society. Join the FRC mailing list to keep informed as more information becomes available.

2015 Fascia Research Congress

The Fourth International Fascia Research Congress was held near Washington, DC, September 18 - 20, 2015. This year's Fascia Research Congress included a special session on Fascia, Acupuncture and Oncology chaired by Helene Langevin on November 14, 2015 at a Harvard Medical School conference center, in conjunction with the Society for Integrative Oncology and the Society for Acupuncture Research. Video presentations from Fascia, Acupuncture and Oncology can be viewed online at oshercenter.org/joint-conference-2015-video-presentations.

2015 Fascia Research Congress Video

The Fourth International FRC Video can be ordered at https://frc.conferencevod.com/. FRS members, click here for your discount code (requires login). View the video content »

The Fourth International FRC Pre-Conference Workshop Video "Understanding Research Fundamentals for the Congress and Beyond"  is free and available for streaming or download at https://frc.conferencevod.com/index.php/pre-conference. Discover how to interpret scientific research and clinical studies. Speakers in order of presentation: Dr. Leena S. Guptha - Introduction; Eric Jacobson, PhD, MP; Ruth Werner, BCTMB; Jerrilyn Cambron, LMT, DC, MPH, PhD; Lisa Hodge, PhD.

Dr. Tom Findley, MD, PhD
Welcome Address at the First Fascia Research Congress, Boston, MA, 2007


Body Of Scientific Knowldege: Quick Access to Scientific Research


Conference Overviews 2007 2009 2012 2015
Programs 2007 2009 2012 2015
Submitted Abstracts 2007 2009 2012 2015
Publications / Speakers 2007 2009 2012 2015


The Fascia Research Congress from the 100 year perspective of Andrew Taylor Still
Authors: Thomas W Findley MD PhD, Mona Shalwala MS-IV

 Peter Huijing, PhD
FRC2: Peter Huijing, PhD Muscle physiologist and researcher in myofascial force transmission; Chair of FRC2, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
Leon Chaitow, ND, DO; Gil Hedley, PhD; Carla Stecco, MD
FRC3: Leon Chaitow, ND, DO; Gil Hedley, PhD; Carla Stecco, MD, Orthopedist